07-20-2018 07-21-2018
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3117B Boston
July 20, 2018 12:00 PMCalender
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Calvin, Jean (1509-1564) Foure Sermons of Maister Iohn Calvin, Entreating of Matters Very Pofitable for our Time, as may bee seene by t

$4,613$3,750
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3117B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 20, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Calvin, Jean (1509-1564) Foure Sermons of Maister Iohn Calvin, Entreating of Matters Very Pofitable for our Time, as may bee seene by the Preface. London: for Thomas Man, dwelling at Pater Noster Rowe, at the Signe of the Talbot, 1579. Quarto, rare at auction, last copies offered in the 1920s; title page printed within typographical ornament border.
[Bound with] Anthony Anderson's (d. 1593) The Shield of our Safetie, London: by H. Iackson in Fleetestreate, beneath the Conduite, at the Signe of S. Iohn Evangelist, 1581, first edition, four U.S. copies listed in ESTC, A1 (blank save signature and type ornaments) present before title; title page printed within typographical ornament border, the two titles in contemporary limp parchment, stab-stitched, some spotting, softening to paper in top right corner in a section of the second work, 7 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.

Calvin: [manicule]4, ***2, A-H8 (H8 blank and present).
http://estc.bl.uk/S107288

Anderson: A-X4 (half-title and colophon leaf present).
http://estc.bl.uk/S100137
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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Keywords

Anthony Anderson, United States, London